Head-balancing British strongman on record mission for 75th birthday

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Head-balancing British strongman on record mission for 75th birthday

ILKESTON (Reuters) - Dressed in a Santa costume in his garden, British strongman John Evans balances a large chimney on his head.

Dressed in a Santa costume in his backyard, British strongman John Evans balances a big chimney on his head.

Having beforehand tackled bricks, milk crates and even automobiles, the 74-year-old is on a mission: to safe 100 world information for his head balancing feats by his subsequent birthday in March. “I’ve received one eye, I’m a diabetic, I’ve received bronchial asthma, I‘ve received angina and in spite of everything is claimed and performed I’ve received 98 world information,” Evans informed Reuters.

“This one (the chimney) … can be hopefully my 99th world file after which coming as much as my seventy fifth birthday, I’m having a giant 5 foot by 5 foot (1.52m x 1.52m) crown made and I’m going to steadiness that on my head and it is going to be my a hundredth world file.” Evans, who lives within the central English county of Derbyshire, found his expertise as an adolescent engaged on constructing websites.

“I used to be about 17, 18. I used to hold bricks on my head on a board … taking 24 bricks on my head up ladders,” he stated. “When I used to be about 42, I received requested to do some form of charity occasion…I balanced a couple of bricks on my head…it made big press.”

Evans has since travelled the world balancing water kegs, pints of beer, cement mixers, a fridge, a quad bike and famously a stripped-out Mini on his head. “The Mini has been everywhere in the world. I’ve performed the Mini in Hollywood, I’ve performed it in China, I’ve performed it in Paris,” he stated, holding a Guinness World Record certificates for balancing the automotive throughout a tv show in France.

“It was 357 kilos (162 kg) and I managed to steadiness it … for 20 seconds on my head … if that had gone unsuitable, it might have killed me.” Evans, whose accomplishments have been recognised by Guinness World Records and Record Holders Republic, has raised greater than 250,000 kilos ($331,225) for charity by means of his acts. ($1 = 0.7548 kilos)